New CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities

CRISPR-based tools have revolutionized our ability to target disease-linked genetic mutations. CRISPR technology comprises a growing family of tools that can manipulate genes and their expression, including by targeting DNA with the enzymes Cas9 and Cas12...

LexaGene’s beta prototype achieves 98.2% consistency with reference lab data

Jul 15 2019 LexaGene Holdings, Inc., (the “Company”), a biotechnology company that develops genetic analyzers for rapid pathogen detection and other molecular markers, announced today the test results from its first beta prototype placed at...

Musa balbisiana genome reveals subgenome evolution and functional divergence

Genome assembly and annotation To reduce heterozygosity, we used the DH-PKW genotype for our genome sequencing and assembly10. A total of 58.99 gigabases (Gb) (113×) of PacBio single-molecule long reads and 86.34 Gb (166×) Illumina paired-end and...

Study gives insight into sun-induced DNA damage and cell repair

Breakthrough study fills a ‘missing gap,’ Baylor University researcher says Credit: Robert Rogers/Baylor University A team led by a Baylor University researcher has published a breakthrough article that...

Small horned dinosaur from China, a Triceratops relative, walked on two feet

With fossils from more than 80 individual dinosaurs, Auroraceratops rugosus, an early horned dinosaur, is one of the best represented dinosaur species ever found. Credit: Robert Walters Many...

An itch to scratch: NCATS, NIDCR scientists identify potential approach to chronic problem

Credit: Hans Juergen Solinski, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Chronic itch goes beyond being just a simple annoyance; it can greatly affect a person’s quality...

New findings about how Parkinson’s disease develops

A new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet shows that the protein alpha-synuclein, which accumulates in patients with Parkinson’s disease, occurs bound to lipoprotein particles in cerebrospinal fluid, which may explain how the disease...

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Neural sleep patterns emerged at least 450 million years ago

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that neural signatures in sleeping zebrafish are analogous to those of humans, suggesting that the brain activity evolved at least 450 million years ago, before any...

Reducing antibiotic use

A simple finger-prick blood test could help prevent unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics for people with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study by researchers from Cardiff University, University...

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